A plan of Boston in New England with its environs
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Including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in the years 1775 and 1776. Engrav'd in aqua tinta by Francis Jukes. Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806. CREATED/PUBLISHED London, 1777. NOTES Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham 'to take a plan of the towns of Boston & Charlestown and the rebel works round these places,' dedication 'To the Right Honourable Lord George Germain ... ' with autographed signature of Henry Pelham, and, index to points of interest in margin. Oriented with north toward the upper right.